Category Archives: Perserverance

In the Meme Time: Hold On

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When You Long to Escape

Some days I dream about escaping. I picture myself at the Hotel del Coronado (“the Del”) on the southern California coast for three days. By myself. The dream is most vivid seconds before I open the door for the first … Continue reading

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The Beach Ball that Swam to Oma . . . by Andrea R Huelsenbeck

Even though I grew up near the Jersey shore, we didn’t often go to the beach when I was a child. My dad was busy earning a living; my stay-at-home mom didn’t drive. But I do remember one rare beach … Continue reading

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Big Little Things

A couple of weeks ago I completed a challenge to toss 2,014 items I no longer find useful, helpful, or lovely. Even though the goal was to finish this task in the year 2014, (I know, I know…) I still … Continue reading

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The Ups and Downs of a Learning Curve…by Peggy Levesque

I’ve always considered myself a relatively organized and tidy person. I’m very happy no one had the cameras rolling the day I shot that notion to pieces. Since my husband passed away, just over a year ago, I’ve had to … Continue reading

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